Connect with family instead, writes Sally Webb.
Louise Southerden walks on the wild side of Lord Howe Island.
Robert Upe meets the young American who has visited every country in the world, who says that true paradise can be found in Australia.
Lord Howe Island
Few guests, fewer cars and a general state of perfection: little has changed at this Pacific idyll, writes Susan Wyndham.
Ute Junker Some of the most spectacular holiday spots in Australia can be experienced in luxury ... or for peanuts.
Some of Australia's most incredible holiday destinations can be experienced in top-shelf, expensive luxury ... or you can do them on the cheap for a pittance.
Australia - the world's biggest island - is surrounding by 8222 smaller ones. That's a lot of islands to choose from. Here are ten of the best.